How to Peek at a Bookmark without Opening It

How to Peek at a Bookmark without Opening It

When it comes to 3D Touch, it’s hard to know when you can and can't use it. Since it’s a fairly new feature on the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, even Apple apps are still updating software to include options like Quick Actions or Peek & Pop. One such occasion when you might not realize you can use Peek & Pop for is when viewing your Bookmarks in Safari. This is a great way to see where your saved links lead and makes clearing old bookmarks much quicker.

To do this, open Safari. Tap on the open book icon at the bottom of the screen. This will bring up your Bookmarks, Reading List, and Shared Links. Tap the open book icon again if not already highlighted.

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How to Peek at BookmarksHow to Peek at Bookmarks
Now, you can Peek at any one of your links. Just press, add a little pressure, and a window will pop out with a Peek at the link’s destination. Lift your finger to return to your bookmarks or press harder to Pop the window open and visit the page.

How to Peek at Bookmarks


*This tip works with iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

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Conner Carey's writing can be found at She is currently writing a book, creating lots of content, and writing poetry via @conpoet on Instagram. She lives in an RV full-time with her mom, Jan and dog, Jodi as they slow-travel around the country.